Karen Sebastian

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Modern Architecture

DIY: Botanical Ice Lanterns

On these darkest nights of the year, it’s important to add as many spots of light as possible. This week, while you’re busy trimming your tree, add a …

Home Depot

10 Chimney Basics Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Whether you just moved in last week or you’ve lived on your home for years on end, the chimney can be an intimidating. After all, it’s not something …

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …


Autumn - Lake Quebec

Philippine eagle, amazing shot!

31 Peppermint Treats To Make Your Holiday Season Instantly Delicious

Get your peppermint on.

Our 39 Best Holiday Roast Recipes To Carve This Season

Celebrate the holidays in style with these impressive holiday roasts. Whether you're searching to stuff a bird or marinate a leg of lamb, you'll …

Taylor Swift Sings and Dances with a 6-Year Old Cancer Patient

(Video Link)<p>Jordan Lee Nickerson, 6, is a patient at Boston Children's Hospital, where he's receiving chemotherapy for leukemia. Yesterday, pop …

Taylor Swift Serenades 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient, Wins the Internet

Six-year-old Jordan Lee Nickerson, a patient at Boston Children's Hospital receiving treatment for cancer, got one of the coolest visitors ever this weekend: Taylor Swift, who stopped by to hang out with Jordan and his family, and play some music.<p>A video of Swift singing her hit "We are Never Ever …


Copper alloy figure of a queen or divine consort, inlaid with gold detail,

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Copper alloy statue of a woman, perhaps a God’s Wife of Amun

Nifty Inventions That Solve Minor Problems

People are always creating new gadgets, gizmos, devices and doohickeys that allow us to solve some of life’s bigger problems, but what about the …

Kitchen Scenes

We're guilty of trying to escape from the kitchen during the hottest months of the year. But we don't <i>actually</i> think of the kitchen as a place to flee. Ideally, a kitchen is an oasis, not an entrapment. We want to spend time amidst our pots and pans, even when turning on the oven makes us sweat. …

New post! Lavender Vanilla Bean Cake combines the strong flavors of vanilla with the subtle nature of lavender to create a gentle, yet surprising cake. http://www.pastryaffair.com/blog/lavender-vanilla-bean-cake

The Only Hot Fudge Recipe You'll Ever Need

If you ever thought that the best hot fudge you could get at home was the kind that squirts out of a bottle, we'd just like to say <i>welcome</i>. Welcome to the first day of your <i>real ice cream sundae life</i>. We have found a hot fudge recipe for you that's so simple, so good, so chocolatey, you will never …

Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …


10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …


The 33 Best Burgers in the Country

It's been about a year since our first 33 Best Burgers in the country piece came out. And in that year, many things have happened: Our photography has gotten bigger and SO MUCH better, our reach has expanded into more cities, and I've eaten a little more than infinity more burgers. I've also come …

Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule

Makes 1 Servings<p>Moscow Mules are usually made with bottled ginger beer, but nothing compares to the aromatic heat from the real thing.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. vodka<p>1½ oz. simple syrup<p>1 oz. fresh lime juice<p>1 teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger<p>2 oz. club soda<p>1 lime wedge<p>Candied ginger (for …


Beer-Can Chicken

4 Servings<p>There's quite a bit of lore surrounding beer-can chicken, and for good reason. Just look at that burnished mahogany bird. The steam from the brew flavors the meat and keeps it moist. The can props the chicken up, so it roasts evenly--no scorching, no flipping, no stressing. And you get to …


10 Desserts to Make Before Chocolate Prices Spike

Chocolate prices are on the rise due to increased demand and a poor cocoa harvest. Here, 10 delicious chocolate desserts to make before the next …

Shrimp Fra Diavolo - Another Delicious 1080p Test!

Loco Indeed! El Pollo Loco Pops 60% After IPO

Forget tech. The real hot IPOs are in the restaurant business.<p>Chicken chain El Pollo Loco debuted on the NASDAQ on Friday and shares went crazy. While the company set its final initial public offering price at $15, El Pollo Loco shares opened at $19 and surged to $24 a share by the end of the day. …


Madeleine<p>by Arthur Hughes<p>Date painted: 1862–1865<p>Oil on panel, 44.5 x 23 cm<p>Collection: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust